1.1 Materials and their applications

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Fibre
A fine hair-like thread that can be spun with others to make a yarn
Synthetic Fibre
a fibre made entirely from synthetic polymers based on oil
Which fibres have poor absorbancy
Polyamide
Polyester
Acrylic
Elastomeric
Which fibres have very good absorbancy
Wool
Hair Fibres
Silk
Viscose
Which fibres have poor Crease Resistance
Linen
Cotton
Ramie
Viscose
Acetate
Which fibres have very good Crease Resistance
Wool
Hair Fibres
Polyamide
Polyester
Elastomeric
Which fibres have poor Tensile strength
Wool
Hair fibres
Acetate
Which fibres have very good Tensile strength
Polyamide
Polyester
Silk
Which fibres have poor Abrasion Resistance
Hair Fibres
Viscose
Acetate
Acrylic
Which fibres have very good Abrasion Resistance
Polyamide
Polyester
Which fibres have poor Flame Resistance
Linen
Cotton
Ramie
Viscose
Aceetatee
Lyocells
Acrylic
Which fibres have very good Flame Resistance
Wool
Hair Fibres
Which fibres have poor Thermal insulation qualities
Linen
Ramie
Acetate
Elastomeric
Which fibres have good Lustre
Silk
Acetate
Which fibres have poor Lustre
Cotton
Acrylic
Wool
Which fibres have very good Resistance to build up of static electricity
Linen
Cotton
Ramie
Wool
Hair fibres
Silk
Viscose
Lyocells
Which fibres have poor Resistance to build up of static electricity
Acetate
Polyamide
Polyester
Acrylic
Elastomeric
Which fibre have very good Thermoplasticity
Polyester
Which fibre have poor Thermoplasticity
Elastomeric
Which fibres have good Resistance to damage by chlorine bleach
Linen
Cotton
Ramie
Lyocells
Which fibres have poor Resistance to damage by chlorine bleach
Wool
Hair fibres
Silk
Viscose
Acetate
Which fibres have very good Resistance to damage by sunlight
Polyester
Acrylic
Which fibres have poor Resistance to damage by sunlight
Lyocells
Wool
Hair fibres
Silk
Viscose
Sustainable
Ensuring that all aspects of design and manufacturing activity do not have a negative impact on the environment or the lives of humans
biodegradable
Able to be broken down naturally